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Welcome to our resources page, where you will find resources the Waitangi Education Team has created for your use. We’ve also compiled some useful links from Te Ara, NZ History Online, and the National Library so you may delve deeper into the story of Waitangi and our nation’s history.

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Teaching Resources

Our Education team have created a variety of teaching resources to support the learning of your students at school or at home.


Digital Learning Resources

Our Raranga Matihiko team have been working hard along with partner museums to create online resources for students. Here you will find our tutorials for students to apply their digital skills across different educational topics using a variety of apps and programmes. Come back regularly for updates!


What Really Happened?

Bring history to life and watch this visual interpretation of the events leading up to, and including, the initial signing on the 6th February 1840.

Watch the TVNZ Programme Waitangi – What Really Happened? on YouTube:
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4,Part 5, Part 6, Part 7



Learn more about the Treaty of Waitangi, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the important documents leading up to the signing.



Do you know Hongi Hika from Hōne Heke?

A selection of the key Māori & European figures associated with the making of the Treaty of Waitangi, Te Tiriti o Waitangi

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Discover explorers, first meetings and more about immigration to New Zealand




Warriors & Soldiers

Learn more about the Māori involvement in conflict both in New Zealand and overseas